Saudi authorities bust khat smuggling operation in Jazan

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Sat, 2023-05-27 08:03

JAZAN: Saudi border guards in the Jazan region have foiled attempts to smuggle 140kg of the narcotic khat.
The seized narcotics were handed over to the competent authority, and preliminary legal procedures were completed, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Friday.
Khat is a flowering shrub native to the Arabian Peninsula. Individuals chew khat leaves because of the stimulant effects it has, which are like but less intense than those caused by abusing cocaine or methamphetamine.

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